Should I Clean My Gutters in the Winter?

Should I Clean My Gutters in the Winter?

As a homeowner or renter, one of the things you are responsible for is maintaining the effectiveness of your gutters, clearing the debris, and preventing building up so they can drain properly. You may be wondering, should I clean my gutters in the winter? American...
The Damage Ice Dams Can Cause

The Damage Ice Dams Can Cause

Ah, the snow is here, and it’s a welcoming sight to the usual brown and sporadic tree and weed landscape we see in the Fall. And look, icicles are hanging off the edges of the roof. These are also called ice dams. They can build up and cause damage to your home and...
Why Ice Dams Can Be a Hazard to Your Roof

Why Ice Dams Can Be a Hazard to Your Roof

Winter is here, and with it is icy cold weather. This means homeowners should be aware of the dangers associated with this type of weather. Ice dams are common this time of year and can pose issues for your roof. Ice dams occur when ice builds up on the edge of your...
Ice Dams on Your Roof

Ice Dams on Your Roof

Although they’re gorgeous, icicles may signal an underlying problem with your roofing. Icicles are generally caused by melting snow, and, often snow melts because of poor insulation and ventilation in your home beneath your roof. If left unaddressed, the same...